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Let the summer games begin with our Tastes Barbecue Edition!

JULY 2012
Happy Independence Day!
Vol. XXIII, No. 7b

Find everything you need in our All About BBQ section


Here's what you need for your best backyard BBQ yet:

Top 10 Grilling Tips
Top 5 Tips for a Perfect Steak
Guide to Beef Cuts
Barbecue & Grilling Cookbooks
Wood Plank Grilling

All About BBQ at a glance, Inc.

Find unique grilling tools such as corn grilling baskets and more on our list of Top 10 Barbecue Products


Shop for great grilling equipment and top quality beef, pork, poultry and more:

Top 10 Grills
Top 10 Barbecue Products

Lobel's of New York
The Buffalo Guys

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Find ten great bottles to pair with barbecue fare


Each of the bottles on our list of Top 10 Barbecue Wines will pair with just about anything that you can cook on a grill, barbecue or outdoor fire pit.

More summer sipping ideas:

Top 10 American Sparkling Wines
Top 10 Summer Wines

Top 10 Rosés
Top Boxed Wines
Top 10 Summer Beers

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From smokehouse to hoghouse to roadhouse, we've rounded up the best in barbecue


Satisfy your craving for 'cue at one of the best barbecue restaurants near you. Also check out the Top 10 Restaurants for Barbecue in the U.S.

Take the whole family out for a great meal in your neighborhood at one of our favorite kid-friendly restaurants

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